Monthly Archives: June 2011

East Cypress Corridor Specific Plan and Greenbelt

Press release that the City and East Cypress team put together to accompany the Greenbelt press release. Settlement in Five‐Year Legal Battle Clears Way for Levee and Road Improvements, Clean Water Programs and Future Housing OAKLEY, CA (JUNE 27, 2011) … Continue reading

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Take a Walk on the Delta

If you have a chance this weekend head on out to Big Break Regional Shoreline and walk the Delta. Wednesday afternoon the East Bay Regional Park District showcased the Delta Discovery, an outdoor plaza with includes an interactive, three dimensional … Continue reading

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Rock Slough Fish Screen Project

Have you walked along the canal lately? It looks a little slow, perhaps not moving at all; the vegetation seems to be increasing 10 fold every day; you’re expecting to see the next step in the evolutionary process to crawl … Continue reading

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Graffiti and Guns

Recently the Oakley City Council addressed the issues of graffiti and gun sales by updating the Oakley Municipal Code. To provide enforcement tools in addition to those already provided by state law to prevent and control the further spread of … Continue reading

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Freedom High Graduation Ceremony – 2011

I sat through the deluge that accompanied the ceremony honoring Freedom High’s 13th graduating class Saturday morning. Normally we are looking for ways hide from the sun, but this day we were clustered and hovering beneath umbrellas. The only ones … Continue reading

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Top Honors for Oakley Youth Empowerment Program

I’ve been a little slow in recognizing the great job done being done by the Oakley Youth Advisory Council. I took this article from the Vesper Society’s March Newsletter. Validation and empowerment are important to a child’s developing sense of … Continue reading

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“Avoid the 25” Program Helps Prevent Alcohol-Related Driving Incidents

The “Avoid the 25” is a countywide anti-DUI campaign with all 25 law enforcement agencies in Contra Costa taking part. AVOID programs are named for the number of police agencies in each county that have teamed up and formed a … Continue reading

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